Newton on the Moor

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Newton on the Moor
Newton on the Moor is located in Northumberland
Newton on the Moor
Newton on the Moor
Newton on the Moor shown within Northumberland
Population 905 (2011)[1]
OS grid reference NU165055
Civil parish
  • Newton-on-the-Moor and Swarland
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town MORPETH
Postcode district NE65
Dialling code 01665
Police Northumbria
Fire Northumberland
Ambulance North East
EU Parliament North East England
UK Parliament
List of places
55°20′35″N 1°44′28″W / 55.343°N 1.741°W / 55.343; -1.741Coordinates: 55°20′35″N 1°44′28″W / 55.343°N 1.741°W / 55.343; -1.741


Newton on the Moor is a village in Northumberland, England. It is located 5 miles (8 km) south of Alnwick, on the old route of the A1 road although the village has now been bypassed just to the east. The village in the civil parish of Newton on the Moor and Swarland, which also includes the village of Swarland, south-west of Newton on the Moor. The population of the parish is 822,[2] increasing to 905 at the 2011 Census. The village is a conservation area.[3]

A settlement existed at Newton on the Moor in the late 13th century.[4]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics: Neighbourhood Statistics
  3. ^ "Newton on the Moor Conservation Area Appraisal" (PDF). Alnwick District Council. Retrieved 2008-09-04. 
  4. ^ "Keys to the Past, Ref No N4268". Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council. Retrieved 2008-09-04. [dead link]

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